[mythtv-users] Mythbackend CPU usage when running low on diskspace
jens.baumeister at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 02:14:24 UTC 2005
On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 10:09:09 -0600, Robert Kulagowski <bob at smalltime.com> wrote:
> > There's just one thing that's bothering me: Every time I run low on HD
> > space on my video partition ( < 4 GB left ), mythbackend will start
> > eating up a lot of CPU resources. (As in: 0% idle, jerky video
> > playback, dropped frames while recording) This stops as soon as I free
> > up some more space.
> Are you using xfs? I believe it has a history of doing bad things when
> free space gets low. Check the archives.
I'm using ReiserFS, but apparently it's not just the low space. Just
minutes ago, I finished watching a 1 hr recording with 2.5 GB left,
and there wasn't a problem...
Apparently it's not just the space... I'll see whether I can figure
out some more factors that contribute to the situation next time it
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